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Large Stuffed Shells

Large Stuffed Shells

How about you cook some pasta tonight? Better yet – make it some STUFFED PASTA! I’m a huge pasta fan. Who isnt? Well, okay some people aren’t. Savages… Any chance I get to make pasta, you better believe I’m making it. My boyfriend likes to […]

Bourbon Whisky Candied Pecans

Bourbon Whisky Candied Pecans

It’s almost fall. YES! Finally, that time of year were they put Christmas decorations out way too early in stores and everything is altered to have some sort of ‘pumpkin spice’ flavor. I fuckin love it. Cool and cozy days in the kitchen listening to […]

5 Things You Don’t Have To Do In Your Kitchen Daily

5 Things You Don’t Have To Do In Your Kitchen Daily

Kitchen mess can be a good thing. It means you are using your kitchen. You are cooking and making something! I know it’s hard to see it that way when there is just so much out there about how we should have everything perfect and […]

Garden 2017: Dehydrating Herbs

Garden 2017: Dehydrating Herbs

My garden is in full bloom lately! Everything is taking off, I’m a happy girl right now. (Except for those asshole caterpillars and aphids, but lets not even go there this time.) My beautiful oregano plant has decided to go to bloom. And I’m definitely […]

Portland 2017

Portland 2017

Recently, my boyfriend and I spent a weekend in Portland (and the surrounding areas). I had never been to Portland. I know, it’s crazy. Being a foodie (I really do hate that word, but I don’t know what else to call myself) how can I […]

Poblano Pepper in the Garden

Poblano Pepper in the Garden

Garden update! The light has started to change in my Southern California garden, so I’ve had to move some things around. I had a few plants die on me as well. Just tore at my heart strings. However, you do move past that and just […]

Pork Ragu with Penne Pasta

Pork Ragu with Penne Pasta

Cooking with leftovers is something I’m trying to get better at. I just made that huge pork shoulder and there was still a hefty amount of leftovers. Food waste is an awful thing, and I desperately try not to waste anything. Here is an idea of […]

Spiced Pork Shoulder

Spiced Pork Shoulder

After a few healthy meals we went back to our bad habits… yes… PORK! I’ve never cooked a pork shoulder before. Eaten it a bunch of times. However, this was my first attempt at making it. We should have grilled it, but this past weekend […]

Eggplant Sheet Pan Dinner

Eggplant Sheet Pan Dinner

If you can’t tell now, I’m a huge fan of quick, FAST dinners. I don’t have time to mess around in the kitchen, I have a full-time job, dog, cat, fish, and a lot of plants. So if I can make dinner easy on myself, […]

The Great Aphid War of 2017 Pt 2

The Great Aphid War of 2017 Pt 2

Fucking aphids. My garden (indoor and outdoor) is still under turmoil. I went out of town for a few days, and it was as if I wasn’t even there before fighting them. When I got home I saw the damage. And it’s bad. Outside I […]